JOINT ENVIRONMENTAL & PUBLIC PROTECTION AND SOCIAL CARE & HEALTH SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

 

10th JUNE 2019

 

AREA PLANNING BOARD’S DRUG & ALCOHOL MISUSE ANNUAL REPORT 2018-19

To consider and comment on the following issues:

 

·         That the Committee considers and comments on the Area Planning Board’s annual report on Drug and Alcohol Misuse for 2018-19.

 

Reasons:

 

·         To ensure that the Committee is updated on current commissioning arrangements, the substance misuse services provided and key issues of interest.

 

·         To enable the Committee to exercise its scrutiny role.   

 

 

To be referred to the Executive Board for decision: NO

 

 

Executive Board Member Portfolio Holder:

Cllr. Cefin Campbell – Communities and Rural Affairs

 

 

Directorate:

Chief Executive’s

 

Name of Head of Service:

Wendy Walters

 

 

Report Author:

Joanna Dainton  

 

Designations:

 

 

Director of Regeneration and Policy

 

Head of Commissioning & Partnership Strategy Development (Drug & Alcohol Misuse), Hywel Dda University Health Board  

 

Tel Nos. / E-Mail Addresses:

 

 

01267 224112

wswalters@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

 

 


 

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

JOINT ENVIRONMENTAL & PUBLIC PROTECTION AND SOCIAL CARE & HEALTH SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

 

10TH JUNE 2019

 

 

AREA PLANNING BOARD’S DRUG & ALCOHOL MISUSE ANNUAL REPORT 2018-19

 

This report covers a range of areas, serving to inform members and update them on current commissioning arrangements and the provision of substance misuse services. 

 

The report provides information on the strategic objectives regarding the provision of such services, the funding arrangements and services/projects commissioned. 

 

Information relating to current issues is also provided including local developments and confirmation of the governance and planning arrangements in place on a regional basis.

 

Priorities for the next 12 months are also outlined.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DETAILED REPORT ATTACHED?

 

 

YES

 

 


 

 

IMPLICATIONS

 

 

I confirm that other than those implications which have been agreed with the appropriate Directors / Heads of Service and are referred to in detail below, there are no other implications associated with this report. 

           

Signed:  

Wendy Walters

 

Director of Regeneration and Policy

Policy, Crime & Disorder and Equalities

Legal

Finance

ICT

Risk Management Issues

Staffing Implications

Physical Assets

 

YES

 

NONE

 

NONE

 

NONE

 

YES

 

NONE

 

NONE

 

1. Policy and Crime & Disorder  

 

The ‘Safer Communities Partnership’ group has a statutory duty to contribute to a local plan to address substance misuse issues locally and it works closely with partner agencies in the commissioning of services and ensuring work is undertaken in the areas of prevention, education, treatment and enforcement. 

 

5. Risk Management

 

The effects of alcohol and drug misuse are far reaching, impacting on children, young people, adults, whole families and communities

 

 

 


 

 

CONSULTATIONS

I confirm that the appropriate consultations have taken in place and the outcomes are as detailed below:

Signed: 

Wendy Walters

Director of Regeneration and Policy

 

1. Local Member(s) – N/A

2. Community / Town Council – N/A

3. Relevant Partners – The report was prepared by officers of the Hywel Dda Health Board on behalf of the Area Planning Board.

4. Staff Side Representatives and other Organisations – N/A

 


Section 100D Local Government Act, 1972 – Access to Information

List of Background Papers used in the preparation of this report:

 

THESE ARE DETAILED BELOW:

Title of Document

 

File Ref No. / Locations that the papers are available for public inspection

Welsh Government Substance Misuse Strategy for Wales “Working Together to Reduce Harm”
2008-18

Welsh - https://gweddill.gov.wales/dsjlg/publications/commmunitysafety/strategy/strategycy.pdf?lang=cy

English -

https://gweddill.gov.wales/dsjlg/publications/commmunitysafety/strategy/strategyen.pdf?lang=en

Welsh Government.  Working Together to Reduce Harm. Substance Misuse Annual Report and Forward Look 2018

Welsh-

https://gweddill.gov.wales/docs/dhss/publications/adroddiad-blynyddol-ar-gamddefnyddio-sylweddau-a-rhagolwg-2018.pdf

English

 https://gweddill.gov.wales/docs/dhss/publications/substance-misuse-annual-report-and-forward-look-2018.pdf

Hywel Dda University Health Board. Our Future Generations Living Well – A Health and Wellbeing Framework for Hywel Dda

English http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/documents/862/Item%205.1%20A%20Health%20and%20Wellbeing%20Framework.pdf

Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Act 2018

Welsh -

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/anaw/2018/5/pdfs/anaw_20180005_we.pdf

English

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/anaw/2018/5/pdfs/anaw_20180005_en.pdf

Figure 8 Consultancy Review of Working Together to Reduce Harm – Final Report

Welsh -

https://llyw.cymru/sites/default/files/statistics-and-research/2018-12/180419-review-working-together-reduce-harm-cy.pdf

English-

https://gweddill.gov.wales/docs/caecd/research/2018/180419-review-working-together-reduce-harm-summary-en.pdf

Figure 8 Consultancy Review of Working Together to Reduce Harm – Appendices

Welsh -

https://llyw.cymru/sites/default/files/statistics-and-research/2018-12/180419-review-working-together-reduce-harm-appendix-cy.pdf

English –

https://gov.wales/sites/default/files/statistics-and-research/2018-12/180419-review-working-together-reduce-harm-appendix-en.pdf

Figure 8 Consultancy Review of Working Together to Reduce Harm – Final Report – Summary

Welsh -

https://llyw.cymru/sites/default/files/statistics-and-research/2018-12/180419-review-working-together-reduce-harm-summary-cy.pdf

English –

https://gov.wales/sites/default/files/statistics-and-research/2018-12/180419-review-working-together-reduce-harm-summary-en.pdf